Co 477 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Nicomedia 9b, p. 252
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slightly nicked edge; sparse, slight pitting and scratching. Traces of light blue bronze disease on obverse left.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 45, no. 458 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Gratian, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12)
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Weight (mm)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (g)
2.62
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VALENS - [P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Emperor draped and standing drags captive with right hand and holds labarum in left hand
Reverse Inscription
GLORIA RO-MANORVM; in exergue, SMNΑ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph